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Jan. 19

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service:

Youths will take part in an outdoor community clean-up project, arts and crafts, exhibits and historical games. For children ages 8-13. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Sugaw Creek Recreation Center, 943 W. Sugar Creek Road, Charlotte. 704-336-8869. charmeck.org.

Basketball: Senior open play

Senior open play is an open gym time for adults older than 55. Cost $1. 7-8:30 a.m., Mallard Creek Recreation Center, 2530 Johnston Oehler Road, Charlotte. 704-548-8234; bit.ly/1zA4wrj.

Home-school elementary PE:

The home-school physical education class is a planned instructional program that provides participants physical education lessons that focus on health related physical fitness, skill development, safety, lifetime fitness and positive social interaction. $50. 10-10:45 a.m., Mallard Creek Recreation Center 2530 Johnston Oehler Road, Charlotte. 704-548-8234. bit.ly/1zA4wrj.

School is Out, Fun is In:

Out-of-school series offers a variety of activities on Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools out-of-school days to keep children moving and engaged. Activities include games, exercise, social time, sports, arts and crafts, and field trips. Children will need to bring a lunch and two snacks. $20. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Mallard Creek Recreation Center, 2530 Johnston Oehler Road, Charlotte. 704-548-8234. bit.ly/1zA4wrj.

Zumba:

Zumba is a Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness party. This class is for women only. $5. 7:30 p.m., West Cabarrus Church, 7655 Bruton Smith Blvd., Concord. 704-455-2590.

Trivia:

Every Monday at CJ’s Pub. 7-9 p.m. 3805 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-787-9923. cjspubnc.com.

Jan. 20

Community Bible Study:

“Contend for the Faith.” Learn more about the day of judgment in this five-week study in the book of Jude using Kay Arthur’s “Precept upon Precept” inductive study workbook. For questions, call Debbie Kiefer, Precept Leader. $11.25. 7-8:30 p.m., Hope City Church, 4075 N.C. 49, Harrisburg. 980-258-8049; www.hopecityonline.net.

Cannon School admissions open house:

Information session for grades five-12. Take a tour, see what a typical day looks like in the middle and upper schools, and have administrators answer your questions. 11 a.m. Cannon School, 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. 704-786-8171. www.cannonschool.org.

Ray Play:

Children will play with a variety of interactive, age-appropriate toys and games while listening to music. This program gives children the opportunity to use their creativity and imagination through explorative play. Parent participation required. For ages 2-5. $2. 10:30-12:30 p.m. Sugaw Creek Recreation Center, 943 W. Sugar Creek Road, Charlotte. 704-336-8869; www.charmeck.org.

Jan. 21

Apriendo Espanol (Learning Spanish):

This program is designed to provide 3- to 5-year olds with early exposure to a foreign language (Spanish) through listening and speaking the language. $10. 10-10:45 a.m. Mallard Creek Recreation Center, 2530 Johnston Oehler Road, Charlotte. 704-548-8234. bit.ly/1zA4wrj.

Karaoke:

Karaoke every Monday. Presented by RK Entertainment. 9 p.m. CJ’s Pub, 3805 Concord Parkway S., Concord. 704-787-9923. cjspubnc.com.

Jan. 22

Mommy & Me Exercise:

Tots will use their endless energy to engage in structured actvities to help mom work out. 9-9:45 a.m. Mallard Creek Recreation Center, 2530 Johnston Oehler Road, Charlotte. 704-548-8234. bit.ly/1zA4wrj.

Zumba:

Zumba is a Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness party. This class is for women only. $5. 7:30 p.m., West Cabarrus Church, 7655 Bruton Smith Blvd., Concord. 704-455-2590.

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